Calories in Almonds, Nutrition Facts and Benefits

How many calories in Almonds? See below, the Almond calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with Almond nutrition facts and the health benefits of Almonds to help you lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

There are two forms of Almond, bitter and sweet. You are probably familiar with the sweet Almond as we cannot eat the bitter version. The bitter Almond must not be consumed and is generally used for medicinal purposes so we’ll focus on the sweet Almond.




About half of the Almond is made up of oil, of which three fifths are monounsaturated fats. Almonds are quite high in carbohydrates and very good for fiber. However, given their high fiber content, net carbs (carbs less fiber) for almonds are considered low. They are also very high in Vitamin E and a good source of protein, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc.

Almond Recipes:

Calories in Almonds
Enjoy losing weight with our Almond diet recipes below

Almond studies have shown that their consumption improves the level of good cholesterol (HDL), whilst lowering bad cholesterol (LDL). Other Almond benefits include lowering your blood pressure and protecting against osteoporosis.

It is considered that if you eat a portion of nuts (30 grams) about twice a week, it was reported in a journal called "Obesity", that you are less likely to gain weight than those who do not eat nuts.

Compare calories in Almonds with the other calories in nuts.

Calories in Almonds, Raw *

Refuse: 60% (Shells)
Scientific Name: Prunus dulcis
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams575 kcal (2408 kJ)
1 cup, ground, 95 grams546 kcal (2288 kJ)
1 cup, sliced, 92 grams529 kcal (2215 kJ)
1 cup, slivered, 108 grams621 kcal (2601 kJ)
1 cup, whole, 143 grams822 kcal (3443 kJ)
1 oz (23 whole kernels), 28.35 grams163 kcal (683 kJ)
1 almond, 1.2 grams7 kcal (29 kJ)
Footnotes:
* Other phytosterols = 31 mg/100g; these include delta 5-avenasterol, sitostanol, campestanol, and other minor phytosterols.

Calories in Almonds, Raw, Blanched

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams590 kcal (2468 kJ)
1 cup whole kernels, 145 grams856 kcal (3579 kJ)
1 tbsp, 9.1 grams54 kcal (225 kJ)
1 oz, 28.35 grams167 kcal (700 kJ)

Calories in Almonds, Dry Roasted, With or Without Salt Added

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams595 kcal (2490 kJ)
1 cup whole kernels, 138 grams821 kcal (3436 kJ)
1 oz (22 whole kernels), 28.35 grams169 kcal (706 kJ)

Calories in Almonds, Honey Roasted, Unblanched

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams594 kcal (2485 kJ)
1 cup whole kernels, 144 grams855 kcal (3578 kJ)
1 oz (22 whole kernels), 28.35 grams168 kcal (704 kJ)

Calories in Almonds, Oil Roasted, With or Without Salt Added **

Refuse: 0%
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams607 kcal (2541 kJ)
1 cup whole kernels, 157 grams953 kcal (3989 kJ)
1 oz (22 whole kernels), 28.35 grams172 kcal (720 kJ)
Footnotes:
** Roasted in high oleic safflower oil

Almond Nutrition Facts

Nuts, Almonds, Not Roasted
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Proximates:
Water4.70 g
Energy2408 kJ (575 kcal)
Carbohydrates21.67 g
Fiber12.2 g
Sugars3.89 g
Total Fat:49.42 g
saturated fat3.731 g
monounsaturated fat30.889 g
polyunsaturated fat12.070 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Protein21.22 g
Minerals:
Calcium, Ca264 mg (26 %)
Iron, Fe3.72 mg (21 %)
Magnesium, Mg268 mg (67 %)
Phosphorus, P484 mg (48 %)
Potassium, K705 mg (15 %)
Zinc, Zn3.08 mg (21 %)
Copper, Cu0.996 mg (50 %)
Manganese, Mn2.285 mg (114 %)
Selenium, Se2.5 mcg (3.6 %)
Vitamins:
Vitamin C0.0 mg (0 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.211 mg (14 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)1.014 mg (60 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)3.385 mg (17 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.469 mg (5 %)
Vitamin B60.143 mg (7 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)50 mcg (13 %)
Vitamin B120.0 mcg (0 %)
Vitamin A1 IU (0 %)
Vitamin E26.22 mg (131 %)
Vitamin K0.0 mcg (0 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko





Almond Recipes

Low Carb Blueberry Pie

Low Carb Blueberry Pie

This fresh blueberry pie is sugar and flour free and can be ready in just 40 min. There are 250 calories in one slice. It is diabetes appropriate, low in calories, carbs, cholesterol, glycemic index, sodium and is high in fiber.


Low Carb Coconut Biscuits

Low Carb Coconut Biscuits

These yummy sugar and flour free coconut biscuits take only 30 min to make. They are suitable for diabetics and vegetarians, low in carbs, calories (69 calories per 1 biscuit), low GI, cholesterol and sodium.


Low Carb Lemon Cake

Low Carb Lemon Cake

This sugar and flour free lemon cake needs 50 min from start to finish. One slice is just 251 calories. The recipe is diabetes appropriate, vegetarian, high in fiber and promotes a healthy weight. Low in carbs, calories, glycemic index and sodium.


Low Carb Chocolate Brownies

Low Carb Chocolate Brownies

These delicious sugar and flour free chocolate brownies need only 35 min to make. There are 274 calories per one brownie. The recipe is low in carbs, sodium, cholesterol, GI, and is vegetarian.


Low Carb Lemon Cheesecake

Low Carb Lemon Cheesecake

One slice provides 327 calories. Total time: 1 hour 25 min. The recipe is low in carbs, sodium, glycemic index, and is high in protein and vitamin A. It is vegetarian.


Low Carb Blackberry Pie

Low Carb Blackberry Pie

One slice of this fresh blackberry pie provides 248 calories. The pie needs 40 min to make. The recipe is diabetes and vegetarian appropriate, promotes healthy weight, high in fiber, protein, manganese and vitamin A.


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